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designing

[dih-zahy-ning] /dɪˈzaɪ nɪŋ/
adjective
1.
scheming; intriguing; artful; crafty.
2.
showing or using forethought.
noun
3.
the act or art of making designs.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; design + -ing2, -ing1
Related forms
designingly, adverb
well-designing, adjective
Synonyms
1. wily, cunning, tricky, sly.
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British Dictionary definitions for well designing

designing

/dɪˈzaɪnɪŋ/
adjective
1.
artful and scheming; conniving; crafty
Derived Forms
designingly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for well designing

designing

adj.

"scheming," 1670s, present participle adjective from design (v.).

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